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iPhone Photography 7.6.22
with Olivia St.Claire, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education
Learn to take stunning photographs with your phone that will look like they were taken with a regular camera! It all begins with the best tools you have – your eyes. In this class you’ll learn how to use features in your phone camera that will immediately change the way your photographs look! Olivia will guide you in the art of visual storytelling, composition and more. We will have hands-on time to hone your new skills as you work on assignments. You will leave the class excited about creating beautiful images with your phone camera and looking at your surroundings with new eyes! Class includes handouts and hands-on time with your phone.
IMAGINARIUM YOUTH CREATOR CAMP
with Andrew Edwards, Merrymeeting Adult Education
Imaginarium Youth Creator Camp is a Storytelling, Art, And Acting Experience where campers work together as a group in the co-creation of a film project combining drawing, painting, performing, writing, and costume design with live-action acting performances on green screen. Campers focus-in on their own specific interests, whether it’s illustrating and animating creatures and sets for the movie, writing and developing the plot, or rehearsing and acting to become living characters within the film! Led by professional artists and actors Elise Voigt and Andrew Elijah Edwards, experience a revolutionary creative intensive for eight days over two weeks that teaches the process of creating a finished project from conception to completion, practices the art of collaboration, dives deep into our imaginal potential. Ages 9-13 welcome. All other ages will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Kids Theater Camp
with Maria Reinstein, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education
Students entering grades 2-6th are invited to participate in a theatrical experience through learning and rehearsing audition techniques, character development, improv and storytelling.
Theater games and warm-ups will help everyone learn to work as a group as we prepare for an end of the week performance on Friday.
Kids need to bring: water, snacks, and lunch.
The Colors of Summer (watercolor painting)
with Audrey McGlashan, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education
Taking advantage of opportunies to work outside, this class is designed for those who wish to acquire or improve their basic skills in watercolor painting. Let's develop our eye for color and bring out our subjects through its creative use in this summer Watercolors class. The focus will be on color mixing and layering on color. For inspiration, we will use ocean, skies and some still life paintings involving the fruits of summer, as well as other objects you can bring from home. If you are interested in painting people we can use each other as "test subjects" as long as everyone is agreeable to it! We will be painting outside unless the weather is uncooperative. There will be a lot of changing light, and that will also be another point of experimentation.You'll be introduced to new techniques and approaches each week, with plenty of class time to work on a painting and get instructor feedback. A basic supply list is available here: Supply list WC painting.
Planes, Trains, and Automobiles - a model odyssey
with Tom Vannah, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education
You're all grown up now, but remember when you built your first model car from a kit? Relive that experience and apply your artistic expression with plastic modeling. This course may be right for you if you like using your hands, getting creative, and putting something together that is unique, challenging, and rewarding. Modeling knows no limits; this course is designed for anyone age 16+ and can take you from the very basics, to the more advanced, and anything in between. In three days, we'll cover good fundamental techniques of modeling along with solid painting techniques from our MCST auto collision instructor that will help you create something to be enjoyed and treasured when completed. Plastic modeling comes in many different subject matters: cars, planes, boats, buildings, animals, human figures, and science fiction, and beyond. So, come with your chosen model and be prepared to have a great time making new friends and getting creative in this course. A list of suggested supplies/tools will be provided when you enroll.
Taking Better Pictures
with Steve McGrath, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education
Here’s an opportunity to learn from an expert! Learn how to use different features, such as program mode, manual mode, aperture priority and shutter priority. We will cover basic composition, lighting and landscape photography in these workshops!
REMOTE • MONS • JULY 11,18 & 25 5pm-6:30pm $40
Painting Sunflowers with Shirley
with Shirley Anderson, Winthrop/Monmouth Adult Education
Learn to paint sunflowers. Enjoyed by gardeners everywhere this familiar favorite is easier to paint than you think. A beautiful blue background makes these tall sunflowers pop right off the canvas.
Acrylic on 16 x 20 Canvas
Creative Chalk Couture JULY 12
with Amy Morgan, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education
Make and take a home decor piece that is made with a reusable transfer and chalk paste or ink!
A FUN night out! TUESDAYS/DATES TO CHOOSE FROM:
• JULY 12, 19, 26 & AUG 2nd 6-8pm $30/per class